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  1. E-Publishing’s Impact on Learning in an Inclusive Sixth Grade Social Studies Classroom

    James Gentry, Tarleton State University, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 455–467

    This study combined the use of student authored books and the use of children's literature with a process created by Conden and McGuffee (2001) described as e-publishing, which uses students... More

    pp. 455-467

  2. Modeling the Influence of Calculator Use and Teacher Effects on First Grade Students’ Mathematics Achievement

    Drew Polly, UNC-Charlotte, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 245–263

    American students continue to struggle on measures of student achievement. This study employed Hierarchical Linear Modeling to estimate a two-level model and examine the influences of calculator... More

    pp. 245-263

  3. On the Cutting Edge (of Torpor): Innovation and the Pace of Change in American Higher Education

    Gordon Murray, Kent State University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 47–61

    This article considers the pace of innovation and technology adoption in higher education and suggests that the rate of change on 21st century campuses is remarkably similar to earlier centuries... More

    pp. 47-61

  4. The Impact of a State-Funded Online Remediation Site on Performance Related to High School Mathematics Proficiency

    Kevin Biesinger & Kent Crippen, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 5–17

    The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) effectively shifted the K-12 educational paradigm to a system that places a high premium on performance and accountability. The impact of the NCLB... More

    pp. 5-17

  5. Impact of a Spreadsheet Exploration on Secondary School Students’ Understanding of Statistical Graphs

    Yingkang Wu, Mathematics Department, East China Normal University, China; Khoon Yoong Wong, Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 355–385

    This case study investigated the impact of a spreadsheet (EXCEL) exploration on the understanding of statistical graphs among twenty Singapore secondary school students of average ability. Four... More

    pp. 355-385

  6. Using Technology Tools to Engage Students with Multiple Learning Styles in a Constructivist Learning Environment

    Pamela Solvie & Molly Kloek, University of Minnesota Morris, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 7–27

    This research study investigated the use of technology tools to support constructivist learning experiences in a preservice teacher education reading methods course. Learning opportunities based on... More

    pp. 7-27

  7. Editorial: Publishing Data Evidence to Support Educational Technology Claims

    Richard E. Ferdig, University of Florida, United States; Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, United States; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 429–437

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    pp. 429-437

  8. Interactivity and Learners’ Achievement in Web-Based Learning

    Antje Proske, Susanne Narciss & Hermann Körndle, TU Dresden, Germany

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 511–531

    Several practitioners and researchers consider interactivity as the essential mechanism for effective and successful self-regulated learning within web-based learning environments. Even so, there... More

    pp. 511-531

  9. Using Online Discussion Forums to Assist a Traditional English Class

    Tianyi Zhang, Michigan State University, United States; Tianguang Gao & Gail Ring, Ball State University, United States; Wei Zhang, The Second High School of Beijing Normal University, China

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 623–643

    This study investigated the influence of online discussion forums on student achievement in reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and critical thinking in English as Second Language (ESL)... More

    pp. 623-643

  10. A study on cognitive levels of programming activities and their effects on learning with web-based programming assisted system

    Wu-Yuin Hwang, Graduate School of Network Learning Technology, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Chin-Yu Wang, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3920–3929

    To facilitate students' learning on Web-based programming, an assisted system, "WPAS", was proposed with five activities consisting of concepts testing, program block filling, program debugging,... More

    pp. 3920-3929

  11. Evaluating Computer Games for Children

    Tsung-Yen Chuang, National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Wei-Fan Chen, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3253–3256

    This study investigated whether computer games facilitate children' cognitive learning. In comparison to traditional computer-assisted instruction (CAI), this study explored the impact of the... More

    pp. 3253-3256

  12. Use of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment and Its Impacts on Project-Based Learning Effects

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Institute of Technological & Vocational Education, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3244–3252

    The purpose of this research was to investigate the impacts of the Web portfolio assessment system in PBL performances. 30 students of one class were the experimental group who used the system to... More

    pp. 3244-3252

  13. The Effectiveness of WebQuest on Elementary School Students' Higher-Order Thinking, Learning Motivation, and English Learning Achievement

    Hsin-Fang Li & Ya-Ting Carolyn Yang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2877–2882

    The purpose of the study is to explore the effectiveness of WebQuest on elementary school students' higher-order thinking (HOT), learning motivation, and English learning achievement. This... More

    pp. 2877-2882

  14. An Accounting Class That’s Fun? Improving Student Interaction and Motivation with Multi-media and an Electronic Scoreboard

    Paul Blayney, University of Sydney, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2723–2728

    This paper describes the use of multi-media to garner the benefits of both assessment and feedback by providing students with the opportunity to be a player in a game. Players earn points as... More

    pp. 2723-2728

  15. Feedback and achievement of college students under networked peer assessment

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, National Central University, Taiwan; Sunny S. J. Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2067–2070

    This study focused on the relationship between the types of thinking skills and types of peer feedback and the relationship between the types of thinking skills and the students' achievement under ... More

    pp. 2067-2070

  16. How are Mac Mobile Laptop Computers Working within a Regular Classroom

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South); Jeong Hee Seo, KERIS, Korea (South); Aram Kim & Seung Su Kim, Sejong University, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 310–315

    Korea MOE & HRD and Apple Korea, has employed joint efforts to integrate mobile technology They choose 3 elementary schools to operate. Those schools had implemented wireless laptop computers into ... More

    pp. 310-315

  17. Understanding the Effects of Databases as Cognitive Tools in a Problem-Based Multimedia Learning Environment

    Rui Li, Univ. of Texas - Austin, United States; Min Liu, Univ. of Texas- Austin, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 345–363

    The purpose of this study is to examine the potential of using computer databases as cognitive tools to share learners' cognitive load and facilitate learning in a multimedia problem-based learning... More

    pp. 345-363

  18. Using Technology To Teach Developmental African-American Algebra Students

    Sandra Walker, Alabama State University, United States; Elizabeth Senger, Auburn University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 217–231

    Algebra has been identified as the foundational course for all other mathematics courses. Yet, research has shown that African-American students are low achievers in all strands of mathematics ... More

    pp. 217-231

  19. Developing Students’ Representational Fluency Using Virtual and Physical Algebra Balances

    Jennifer Suh & Patricia Moyer-Packenham, George Mason University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 155–173

    Both virtual and physical manipulatives are reported as effective learning tools when used with different groups of students in a variety of contexts to learn mathematical content. The use of... More

    pp. 155-173

  20. The ICT Laboratory: An Analysis of Computers in Government Schools in Rural India

    Payal Arora, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (2007) pp. 57–72

    There has been a strong push towards eliteracy in India, particularly in the distribution and usage of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools for economic and social growth. As... More

    pp. 57-72